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Israel’s Former Chief Rabbi Metzger Arrested

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Rabbi Yona Metzger. Photo: PikiWiki Israel.

JPost – Former Ashkenazi chief rabbi Yona Metzger was arrested by authorities early Monday morning on charges of taking a bribe, fraud, breach of trust, and conspiracy to interfere with an investigation.

Anti-corruption detectives from the LAHAV 433 unit who have been investigating the rabbi for months said that the sums of money which exchanged hands in this case is “in the millions of shekels.”

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